Please find below resource(s) available for Renewal
This is the renewal invitation for Curio.ca, for the period September 1, 2018 through to August 31, 2019. Five products are available:
Curio.ca, News in Review, L'Actualité en revue, National Geographics (English) and National Geographic (français).
These are all available and require their own subscriptions. To be clear, News in Review and National Geographic are not included in the base Curio.ca subscription (some were under that impression).
Pricing for Curio.ca is based on the total number of FTEs across the participating universities and colleges - the FLE price has not changed over last year. Individual institution price changes will vary.
This offer is currently being offered to academic libraries. A separate offer will be sent for public libraries.
Attached below is a product flyer from the vendor.
This is a Consortia Canada negotiated product, led by BCI.
The response deadline has been adjusted to July 6.
Five products are available:
News in Review
L'Actualité en revue
National Geographics (English)
National Geographic (français)
Launched on October 28, 2013, Curio.ca offers access to thousands of programs and documentaries - the best audio and video content CBC and Radio-Canada has to offer. English and French-language content is included, the website is updated weekly - there is no advertising - via an educational streaming platform. To aid in searching, broad categories (art, business, current events, law, education, health, history and geography, sciences, social sciences...) have been established and the website can be searched for specific programs, themes, etc. to locate exactly what a professor or student needs. The website is tailored to teaching needs : professors can elect to set up their own profile and prepare program lists for courses, if desired. Functionalities include :
Metadata for easy integration into course systems
Options to embed and share content
Ability to create multiple playlists
Content - CBC/Radio-Canada has been actively adding material to Curio over the past year. A reminder that CBC/Radio-Canada has to pay to acquire the rights to programs: even though programs are broadcast on CBC that does not necessarily mean that they own the rights ; in most cases independent producers make documentaries and shop around for distributors and thus retain their rights.
MARC records are available.
Closed captioning is available.
Late subscriptions are permitted, and their pro-rated pricing will be based on the cents/FTE for the main subscription to Curio.ca. Late subscriptions to News in Review/L'Actualité en revue are also permitted.
If you would like to subscribe or cancel a subscription, please respond with your decision to Christa Foley firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, July 6, 2018. Current subscriptions will be renewed if cancellation notice is not provided by July 6.
Each subscribing library can produce their institutions' usage statistics from within Curio's admin module. Below are the links to guides and tutorials. The guide refers to an "access code" used to create an account. Your institution's access code is available upon request.